The Springs - A Wet Plate Collodion Workshop.
to Oct 27

The Springs - A Wet Plate Collodion Workshop.

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This intensive two-day workshop introduces you to the wonder of the Wet Plate Collodion Process. An understanding of the chemicals and cameras used, and practical instruction on coating, exposing, developing and varnishing the plate. Participants will learn how to make a series of positive images onto sheets of 5x4 aluminium plate (Tintype) using 19th century chemistry, techniques, and camera equipment.

All cameras and materials used are provided, some understanding of analogue photography would be an advantage - but not necessary. 

Participants should expect to leave with 3-6 finished plates at the end of the weekend.

Limited to 4 participants.

Cost: $700 + accommodation & food.


The workshop is being held in a beautiful secluded location, surrounded by lush littoral rainforest on the shores of Swan Lake situated on the NSW South Coast. 

Accommodation (Friday and Saturday nights) is available on site, in six lovingly-restored 1950’s style cottages. Quote “Wet Plate Workshop” when booking to receive a “winter rate discount” .

Participants are welcome to bring family and friends to join them for the weekend. 

The workshop will run from 10am - 5pm Saturday & Sunday.

Please visit The Spring's website to view the on site accomodation available and to learn more about the areas local attractions. 

Register your interest via my online calendar or contact me via email should you have any questions.

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Pop Up Studio
11:00 AM11:00

Pop Up Studio

Sauce Brewing Co are turning 1 at the end of the month. As part of their birthday celebrations, Ill have my mobile darkroom on site and will be be taking Wet Plate Portraits for anyone wishing to experience how portaits were made during the Victorian era.

Live music, craft beers, boutique wines, food trucks and tintypes!

Who could ask for more?

I'll also have some gift certificates available for anyone wanting to book a portrait session at a later date.

$25 for a digital file - plate purchase is optional.

Cash only.

Book early to reserve a spot


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